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Column: Why the stigmatization of male depression is dangerous

September 18, 2020

“Due to the stigmatization of men’s mental health, seeking help has been looked upon as a sign of weakness, which has been why a lot of men, like myself, have often hesitated to reach out for mental help or even discuss the topic with trusted friends,” says Features Editor Colby Guy.

BJ Emmons is on track to have an productive season in his senior season. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Football: Owls look to open their season with a win against the Georgia Southern Eagles

September 17, 2020

FAU is in for an uphill battle after missing spring practice with new head coach Willie Taggart and losing 15 starters, including starting quarterback Chris Robison.

Other precautions will be taken at the stadium like contactless entry and the requirement of face masks. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU athletics announces that they will allow 20 percent capacity at the football stadium this season

September 10, 2020

Of the 20 percent allowed by the university, 2,500 of those seats will be reserved for students.

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Spotlight on Rhea Francani: FAU Middle School teacher with a music career

September 3, 2020

“I feel like because I am up on my feet, singing and dancing, performing every day I’m furthering my craft in the classroom,” Francani said. “While I’m teaching it, I’m learning, even from myself and the material that I’m teaching, but also from the students.”

While they'll make the move to their new home in the CHF, they'll have to wait until January of 2020 to play. Photo by team photographer Kim Smith.

FAU Hockey: The Owls, along with the South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association, make move to the College Hockey Federation

August 25, 2020

FAU, the SECHC and the Southern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SCHC) will be going to the CHF when the puck drops this spring.

Instead of playing in the fall, the SECHC has suspended the season so the Owls will likely play in the spring. Photo by Kim Smith.

FAU Hockey: South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference postpones season until spring

July 27, 2020

The South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference has suspended play until January 2021, delaying FAU’s hockey season.

When it comes to football, the Owls first two games on their schedule have been canceled. Photo by Alex Liscio.

FAU Athletics suspends fall sports competition until at least Sept. 1

July 23, 2020

Conference USA has yet to reveal their plans for the upcoming fall semester.

FAU Head Coach Willie Taggart continues his hot streak with a verbal commitment from Shedeur Sanders. Photo by Alex Liscio.

Four-Star QB Shedeur Sanders, son of Deion Sanders, verbally commits to FAU

July 13, 2020

Sanders led Trinity Christian-Ceder Hill to a 13-1 record and a third straight Division II state title.

Photo by Alex Liscio.

Opinion: Why I celebrated America on the Fourth of July

July 7, 2020

“Sure, it isn’t perfect right now, but why not celebrate the start of the progress towards a perfect country? Each of the rights that were written down and signed for on July 4 are still being used to make this country better, and it’s something to be thankful for,” Features Editor Colby Guy writes.

New assistant coach Erik Kirtman joins head coach Vin Morris, who was introduced on May 29 of this year. Photo courtesy of the FAU Ice Hockey Club.

FAU alum named assistant coach of hockey club

June 10, 2020

Erik Kirtman played for the Owls in 2002 and now returns to help out the team behind the bench.

Morris and the Hockey club look to go further in the postseason this upcoming season after losing to Ole Miss in the first round. Photo courtesy of the FAU Ice Hockey Club.

Vin Morris named head coach of FAU Hockey Club

May 29, 2020

Morris has spent the past eight years coaching the South Florida Golden Wolves, a developmental team in Pembroke Pines.

Illustration by Michelle Rodriguez.

Coronavirus Column: How I maintained my mental health during a pandemic

May 21, 2020

This pandemic had made me forget about the things I enjoyed, whether it was exercising, writing, or my faith, and something inside of me is telling me that this is the same for a lot of other people as well.